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TSR's 2012 Tuition Fees Tracker - how much are universities charging in 2012?

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    I wish I had the bigger loans, seeing as I know I will never pay my loans back as it is lololol.
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    (Original post by llys)
    Very good question. David Willetts didn't...




    So much for "exceptional", ha.
    Lol. This bit is particularly good:

    (Original post by David Willets)
    He added: “Some universities are rushing to £9,000 without thinking about the impact on students.”
    So the government has told unis is OK to charge £9k and then they blame them when they do. Great
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    Ok I'm just going to come out and say this: What the hell is Bishop Grosstete University College?
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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england...ngham-12868511 Birminghams joining the crowd...
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    University of Manchester will charge 9000k too. No surprise really, if thats the limit, all unis will go for it.
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    (Original post by She_Bittersweet)
    University of Manchester will charge 9000k too. No surprise really, if thats the limit, all unis will go for it.
    9000k?

    Wow, 9 Million is expensive.

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    (Original post by Krydel)
    9000k?

    Wow, 9 Million is expensive.

    lol sorry got the number wrong:rolleyes: 9k i meant. Shouldnt reply to posts that early in the morning
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    (Original post by ajp100688)
    Ok I'm just going to come out and say this: What the hell is Bishop Grosstete University College?
    It's in Lincoln, quite a small place.

    I went to an open day there and it wasn't too bad, but whenever I see the name I always think of *ahem* big balls.
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    Reading all the comments here about University fees and how they will be £9k (average) makes me wonder why do people bother the need to study anymore. Surely they could just buy their place at Uni and not worry about grades, etc. I would of thought that a University would take people on their achievements, not just their ability to pay. What happens if a really bright, gifted student wanted to go to Uni, but wasn't able the raise the money to go to it? Would that be it for them? And what about a not so bright student. Couldn't they just buy their way in if their parents were loaded? Surely there has to be some standards?
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    (Original post by yogi_bear_2k2)
    What happens if a really bright, gifted student wanted to go to Uni, but wasn't able the raise the money to go to it? Would that be it for them?
    No.

    But first of all, the 9k isn't am average. It's a maximum of 9k. So far a few universities have announced 9k fees (including Oxford, Imperial, Durham, Exeter, Lancaster) and one has announced fees of 7.5k (Bishop Grossteste University College). I'll be surpised if most Russell and 1994 Group instiutions, amongst others, won't ask for close to 9k.

    All students should get financial support (unless they already have a degree, of course, and even then there are a small number of exceptions).

    All students will be entitled to a student loan and a tuition fee loan (as is the case now) meaning they don't pay it back until after they graduate. Yes, this still means that they graduate with thousands of pounds of student debt, and this will discourage some, but it's not quite accurate to say they cannot afford it.

    A particularly poor student, one whose household income lies below the threshold, will be entitled to a grant which will pay for some, in some cases all, of the tuition fees. Not to mention the grants offered by universities themselves.

    And what about a not so bright student. Couldn't they just buy their way in if their parents were loaded? Surely there has to be some standards?
    Although there is a fear that this will cause a two tier university system I very much doubt universities will accept large numbers of substandard, but rich, students and risk their integrity. Perhaps I've being naive.
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    Thank you for your very comprehensive answer
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    (Original post by yogi_bear_2k2)
    Reading all the comments here about University fees and how they will be £9k (average) makes me wonder why do people bother the need to study anymore. Surely they could just buy their place at Uni and not worry about grades, etc. I would of thought that a University would take people on their achievements, not just their ability to pay. What happens if a really bright, gifted student wanted to go to Uni, but wasn't able the raise the money to go to it? Would that be it for them? And what about a not so bright student. Couldn't they just buy their way in if their parents were loaded? Surely there has to be some standards?
    (Original post by River85)



    Although there is a fear that this will cause a two tier university system I very much doubt universities will accept large numbers of substandard, but rich, students and risk their integrity. Perhaps I've being naive.

    I suspect there will be one or two who misjudge the situation and end up having to drop grades to attract students.

    It is more likely with individual courses. If there are only 2 or 3 well regarded courses in a minority subject but say only one of those is in an "expensive" university, that one may find the stronger candidates going elsewhere.

    It will be interesting to see if any university deliberately tries to undercut its peers and then openly markets on that basis. That was the strategy which Leeds Met tried and failed with last time.
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    (Original post by River85)
    No.

    But first of all, the 9k isn't am average. It's a maximum of 9k. So far a few universities have announced 9k fees (including Oxford, Imperial, Durham, Exeter, Lancaster) and one has announced fees of 7.5k (Bishop Grossteste University College). I'll be surpised if most Russell and 1994 Group instiutions, amongst others, won't ask for close to 9k.

    All students should get financial support (unless they already have a degree, of course, and even then there are a small number of exceptions).

    All students will be entitled to a student loan and a tuition fee loan (as is the case now) meaning they don't pay it back until after they graduate. Yes, this still means that they graduate with thousands of pounds of student debt, and this will discourage some, but it's not quite accurate to say they cannot afford it.

    A particularly poor student, one whose household income lies below the threshold, will be entitled to a grant which will pay for some, in some cases all, of the tuition fees. Not to mention the grants offered by universities themselves.



    Although there is a fear that this will cause a two tier university system I very much doubt universities will accept large numbers of substandard, but rich, students and risk their integrity. Perhaps I've being naive.
    Manchester joined the 9k bandwagon this week.
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    (Original post by KayteeKaytee)
    Manchester joined the 9k bandwagon this week.
    Manchester always was.

    Much more interesting will be Salford, Manchester Met, Bolton, LJM, and Edge Hill. There are a lot of universities in south Lancashire.

    Also what will Chester do with Glyndyr sitting seven miles down the road?
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    Leeds Met to charge 8.5k?! Slightly awkward....!
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    For the year 2011-2012, Chester are charging approximately £3300. No idea about the year after.
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    That awkward moment when even the expolys charge 8.5k. This clearly has not gone to plan.
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    (Original post by Lil2wkd)
    For the year 2011-2012, Chester are charging approximately £3300. No idea about the year after.
    So is almost every other University in england.... that is completely irrelevant to this thread
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    This is what I know:

    All who have declared intention to charge £9000 yearly (no particular order):

    Oxford
    Imperial College
    Durham
    Exeter
    Essex
    Surrey
    Manchester
    Warwick
    Aston
    Birmingham
    Lancaster
    Cambridge
    University College London

    £8500:

    Leeds Metropolitan

    £7500:

    Bishop Grosseteste University College

    £6000:

    London Metropolitan

    I may have missed quite a few but that's what I've gathered from BBC News
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    There is a page on the gaurdian that is updating the proposed uni fees as they come in. If you click on "Get the data" on the webpage below it takes you to a table on GoogleDocs with them all in.

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datab...versityfunding

    Hope this is of help.

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